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Cape Paediatric Rheumatology is a specialised service for young people with rheumatic diseases


Dr. Akhalwaya is a sub-specialist paediatric rheumatologist who looks after children and young people with arthritis, lupus and many other rheumatic conditions. She trained in paediatrics at the Red Cross Children's Hospital at the University of Cape Town, winning the Robert McDonald award for highest achiever. She went onto complete a post graduate diploma in paediatric nephrology then paediatric rheumatology subspecialist training at the Red Cross Hospital in Cape Town. She aims to provide care to children living with rheumatic diseases in Stellenbosch and Cape Town.

Dr Shehnaaz Akhalwaya Paediatric Rheumatologist

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    For telephonic bookings and enquiries contact 071 303 2525 between 9AM and 4PM during weekdays or email capepaed@gmail.com or drshehnaaza@gmail.com

    Claremont Office Update

    Please note the following changes as of March 2024

    • Dr. van de Watt rooms will no longer be used for consultations
    • Kingsbury Hospital is now the primary location for consultations in the Claremont Area

    For any urgent appointment please use our contact form to get in touch.